Tag Archive: houston

Houston’s 61st Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade

****  Cancelled for 2020  **** Considered one of the largest St. Patrick’s Day parades in the country, the 61st Houston St. Patrick’s Day Parade will have a new route on March 14th at… Continue reading

The Best Places to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Texas, 2020

Like everything, Texas celebrates St. Patrick’s Day is a BIG way!  From parades, carnivals, pageants, Gaelic music and a Green River, here are some of the best celebrations going on across the state!… Continue reading

14 Fun Things for Kids 10 and Under at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™

***  Cancelled  *** It’s Rodeo Time in Houston, and while it’s a great time for adults, there is so much to do for kids!  I’ve listed 14 of my favorites, which is more… Continue reading

Sawyer Yards, Houston

It’s hard to miss the Silo’s at Sawyer Yard, a collection of old grain silos lit up each evening, the anchoring landmark of Houston’s Sawyer Yards.  Set between active railyards, it’s probably not… Continue reading

11 Incredible Spring Break Destinations in Texas

Spring Break is coming, and it’s time to make plans for the best one ever!  Here’s 11 of our favorite Spring Break Destinations, from hikes in West Texas to never ending concerts by… Continue reading

10 Mother’s Day Getaways that are totally worth it!

Ready, set, go to making this your best Mom’s Day EVER!  Here’s 10 wonderful ways to have fun with the family, play, kick back and a little time for yourself, too!  How ever… Continue reading

Things to see and do in Huntsville

This little Texas town is home to the Texas State Penitentiary and Sam Houston State University, but there is a lot more to see here!  Take a quick detour off the interstate, or… Continue reading

Discovery Green, Houston

One of the most vibrant and exciting places to visit in Downtown Houston is Discovery Green Park, which always has something fun happening, surrounded by great restaurants and things to see and do!… Continue reading

12 of the Best Summer Vacation Destinations in Texas

Summer fun is just a few fast-paced months away, and now is a great time to start making plans for a terrific getaway!  Here’s my 12 must-do Summer Family Getaways!  Now all you… Continue reading

iFly Indoor Skydiving, Hurst and other locations

My oldest is about to turn 18, in just days.  He wants to celebrate by going skydiving, and while I assure him I’ll be happy to watch, but this is one jump I… Continue reading

10 Best Scouting Overnights in Texas

Scouting offers so many amazing opportunities for kids and their families, but one of the often overlooked ones is Scout Overnights!  Many of the favorite fun destinations in Texas also offer educational overnights… Continue reading

15 Uniquely Texas Things to do this November

After you put away the pumpkins but before you bring out the stockings, there’s a ton of fun things to do across the state in the mixed up month of November!  Don’t let… Continue reading

Rodeo Houston, Houston

We took the kids to Rodeo Houston during Spring Break, and they had such an amazing time!  As great a time as we had, there’s always things you could do to have a… Continue reading

My Mommy Tips for the 2020 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™

Chances are, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is the largest event you will ever attend.  In 2017 they broke their all time attendance record with OVER 185,000 attendees!  By comparison, Walt Disney… Continue reading